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Postapocalyptic fiction and the social contract

Claire P. Curtis

Postapocalyptic fiction and the social contract

"we"ll not go home again"

by Claire P. Curtis

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Published by Lexington Books in Lanham .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • American Science fiction,
  • Survival in literature,
  • End of the world in literature,
  • Regression (Civilization) in literature,
  • Literature and society,
  • History and criticism,
  • Science fiction,
  • Social contract in literature,
  • Apocalypse in literature,
  • History

  • Edition Notes

    Includes bibliographical references (p. 191-194) and index.

    StatementClaire P. Curtis
    Classifications
    LC ClassificationsPS374.A65 C87 2010
    The Physical Object
    Paginationix, 199 p. ;
    Number of Pages199
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL25008047M
    ISBN 100739142038
    ISBN 109780739142035, 9780739142059
    LC Control Number2010016279
    OCLC/WorldCa609402851


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